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Christs body melts
Christ’s sacrifice — two couplets commenting on ‘Corpus Christi liquessebat’ which precedes them in John Grimestone’s sermon notes
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: Christ, work of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 119
Transcription:
Cristis bodi maltȝ
Þe soule it sualtȝ
Þe blod was spiltȝ
For mannis gilt
Attributed Title: De Passione Christi (f.117)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 34.